Jehan

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This is one of several French surnames derived from the personal name Jean


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The Jehan family at Perelle, St Saviour, all children of William (1824-1898) and Elizabeth Sarre (1824-1876): Back row - WIlliam (1847- ), John (1849- ), Alfred (1856- ), Daniel (1858- ) and Frederick (1861- ). Front row - Lucied (1850- ), Judith (1853- ), Nancy (1854-1943) and Madilde (1862- )

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Origin of Surname

Jehan is an old spelling of Jean

Early records

The name Jehan appears in the Extente of 1331

The name can be found in the Rough Index to the Le Mesurier Family as early as 1512 in St Saviour, Guernsey.

Variants

  • Jehan 1331
  • Le Jehan
  • Jehan Guiltus 1461

Family records

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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Jehan family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1948, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Elizabeth Jehan, 5 Seaton Place, St Helier - 9 April 1915, D/Y/A/74
  • Mary Jehan, 10 St Johns Road, St Helier, widow of Elias George du Val - 5 June 1946, D/Y/A/116
  • Pierre Jehan, Grouville - 14 April 1931, D/Y/A/91

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Family gravestones

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